Re: [AMRadio] Low Power AM?


WA5VGO hbrnut at suddenlink.net
Sun Nov 23 16:36:53 EST 2008


At 02:46 PM 11/23/2008 -0600, Peter Markavage wrote:
>Why would RTTY operation be any different then AM operation? And with
>rigs like the Viking II, DX-100, Apache, etc., you can probably key down
>for many many minutes. i.e. "old buzzard transmission" which are quite
>common.
>
>Pete, wa2cwa

You are. of course, absolutely right. Any plate modulated AM transmitter 
would be able to run RTTY at full power with no issues. In fact RTTY would 
place less stress on the transmitter because the peak power is 1/4 the peak 
AM power and there would be no need to provide power to the modulator.

73,
Darrell, WA5VGO  


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